Trapping Conservation and Self-Reliance News

New Bill Proposed: Possible Crack Down on Anonymous Hunting Traps
Mar 10, 2023 07:45 ET

MARYLAND -- Lawmakers in Annapolis are debating a pair of bills that would require identification on traps used to catch animals. If something happens at a trap, the goal is Maryland's Department of Natural Resources would be able to easily locate the owner.

While DNR said the goal of this legislation is to increase accountability, others feel this could hurt what they call a dying tradition. Trappers say the days of trapping for fun and to keep nuisance animals in check, are dwindling.

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